Wedding Preparations

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Unit 8. Life changes.
The two of you are in love and have made the exciting announcement that you are going to get married. Suddenly you are overwhelmed with the idea that you have a wedding to plan. There are many questions to ask as you begin planning your wedding.
Wedding Date and Venues. It is important to set a wedding date before you move forward with many plans. Discuss a date with your fiancée and make preliminary decisions about where you want to hold the wedding and reception.
Budget. Set an overall budget that you will use for the entire wedding. Sit down for a budget discussion with your fiancé and your parents if they are contributing financially. It is crucial to set a budget and stick to it. You do not want to start your
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For example, if you know your drive to destination is 20 minutes, it won’t hurt to think of it as 25 minutes. This will give you a cushion in case the traffic is bad or you have to stop for something or if you get lost. Cushion time helps reduce panic and the fear of being late. If you don’t get to use it, that’s even better because you get extra 5 minutes that you can use to get comfortable.
Take time out for yourself.
Take 5 or 10 minutes out of your schedule and just spend that time alone doing nothing. It can be a few minutes before you go to bed, in the morning or any other time that you can get. This “self” time helps you to reconnect with yourself. It makes you realize that you don’t always have to run after time – sometimes, time is a friend whose company you can enjoy.

Unit 10. All sorts.
Stereotypes are, unfortunately, everywhere we look. From mass media to common conversation, people's assumptions about certain races, religions, ethnic groups and genders have become so commonplace that many don't even realize they are stereotyping someone. If you are the victim of a stereotype, overcoming it can be difficult. Here are some tips to help you ignore stereotyping.
In today's society, there are so many different cultures and beliefs and sometimes people have a hard time adapting to other cultures without being a legalist, judgmental or stereotyping a group without really getting to know them. There are some things that
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